Millions of young South Africans are excluded from participating in economic activity, and as a result suffer disproportionately from unemployment, discouragement and economic marginalisation. High levels of youth unemployment means young people are not gaining the skills or experience needed to drive the economy forward. This lack of skills can have long-term adverse effects on the economy.
The South African government is incentivising employers through a variety of tax incentives to employ students through a variety of mechanisms including the Employment Tax Incentive and a matching grant of up to R24m for students doing applied research.
These can be a significant catalyst to your workforce.
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